RMS Week 2 Go-Live Update

Published May 16, 2018 Thank you to everyone for your patience over the last week and your efforts toward moving things forward as we experience a few rocky transitions. Get the Latest Updates on RMS – Visit the PAAMCO Project Page! In an effort to reduce the number of Research News notifications, and to provide […]

New CITI Login & Enrollment Process

Published May 16, 2018 As announced on April 30, Washington University has moved the CITI login process to a direct, WUSTL Key-enabled sign on. Users now select courses within the CITI website rather than through AISystem. How does this affect me? ​You now login directly to CITI with your WUSTL Key. The Washington University​ websites in […]

Procurement Under the Uniform Guidance

Published May 11, 2018 Per the discussion at the Research Administrator Forums last week, Purchasing Services and Sponsored Projects Accounting have drafted a set of guidelines for the implementation of Procurement under the Uniform Guidance. The related UG edits in FIS will be implemented on 6/6/18. A more detailed review of this issue will be provided […]

RMS Day 3 Go-Live Status and RPPR Workaround

Published May 10, 2018 We are pleased to see that so many people have accessed the Research Management System (RMS) immediately after go-live, whether you have an impending proposal deadline or not. With this much activity in the system we are quickly seeing which functions are working smoothly and which ones are not. Please review […]

Tracking JROC Agreements in the New Research Management System (RMS)

Published May 8, 2018 Over the next couple of months, the Joint Research Office for Contracts (JROC) will begin tracking its agreements in RMS. The agreement data will be captured in the Proposal Tracking (PT) module under the Agreements tab. Described below are key changes to JROC procedures as we transition to using the new […]

New RMS Proposal Development and Proposal Tracking Modules Live

Published May 7, 2018 RMS Rocks! WashU Go-Live May 7, 2018 The RMS Proposal Development (PD) and Proposal Tracking (PT) modules are now available at rms.wustl.edu. Add RMS to your favorites in ONE​! ​Thanks to everyone who made a contribution in some way to bring us to our go-live day. There is still some work […]

Important Update on IRB Fees

Published May 3, 2018 In March 2018, Washington University announced a new fee schedule for review of human subjects protocols. As there have been presentations about the changes to the research community, concerns and questions have been raised related to some of these new fees. In light of these concerns, implementation of selected fee categories […]

NIH Salary Cap for Federal Fiscal Year 2018

Published April 25, 2018 The NIH has increased the Salary Cap to $189,600 (Executive Level II). This new cap rate has an effective date of January 7, 2018, and it applies to competing and non-competing awards. The full text can be found in the NIH notice NOT-OD-18-137. Effective 5/1/2018, the NIH salary cap edits in […]

Message to Faculty: New Proposal Submission System – May 7

Published April 26, 2018 Dear WashU Faculty, I am pleased to announce that we will implement our new Research Management System (RMS) for grant and contract proposal development and submission on May 7, 2018. Importantly, we are asking you to submit your information and proposals earlier than normal over the next several months as we […]

RMS Transition – Changes to WUSM Space Allocation Information in AIS

Published April 24, 2018 When WashU goes live on May 7, 2018, with the Research Management System’s (RMS) Proposal Development (PD) & Proposal Tracking (PT) modules, there will be changes to the School of Medicine’s space allocation data collection process. Effective 5/4/18, Friday 4:00 p.m., the Proposal Development System (PDS) will change to inquiry-only. As […]